Perspectives on dermoscopy

Actinopathic challenge

Yan Pan, Alex J Chamberlain



Three case presentations highlight the diagnostic value of dermoscopy in differentiating keratinising skin lesions.

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Case presentations
Case 1

A 78-year-old woman with a history of multiple nonmelanoma skin cancers presented for a routine skin check and a pigmented lesion was noted on her left cheek (Figure 1). The patient recalled that the lesion had been present for more than six months and had possibly become larger over that time.